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2015 Keynotes


Information about confirmed 2015 Tech Conference keynote speakers appear below. Check back for more photos and bios as we get closer to the conference.


Brian Halligan

Brian Halligan is co-founder and CEO of HubSpot. Prior to HubSpot, Brian was a venture partner at Longworth Ventures and a VP of sales at Groove Networks, which was later acquired by Microsoft. He has authored two books, Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead and Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs which he co-wrote with Dharmesh Shah. Brian serves on the boards of directors of Fleetmatics Group (FLTX), a global provider of fleet management solutions, and the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange (MITX). Brian was named Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 and one of Glassdoor’s 25 Highest Rated CEOs in 2014.


Jonathan Rochelle

Jonathan Rochelle (aka JR) is Director of Product Management at Google and a co-founder of Google Docs and Google Drive, including other apps in that suite such as Google Sheets, Slides, Forms, Apps Script and Google Fonts. Jonathan is now primarily responsible for Google Apps for Education, which reaches more than 40 million educators and students, and most recently launched Google Classroom and Google Expeditions. Jonathan and his teams are primarily based in Google’s NYC office.

Prior to joining Google in 2005, Jonathan co-founded and sold two technology start-ups—ITK Solutions, a technology consulting firm, and 2Web Technologies, a software product company which was acquired by Google in 2005 as the technology behind Google spreadsheets—the first publicly launched component of Google Docs. Before founding the start-ups, Jonathan spent 16 years as a software engineer and applications development manager, primarily at JP Morgan & Co., across a broad set of financial service businesses. He’s a strong advocate of innovation culture, entrepreneurship and education technology and is very active in his current creative passion: 3D Printing ( Jonathan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the State University of New York at Albany.


Bill Wagner

Bill Wagner serves as LogMeIn’s President and Chief Operating Officer, and will take over as CEO in December 2015. Bill is responsible for leading LogMeIn’s worldwide operations and go-to-market activities. A cloud and technology industry veteran, he was previously Chief Operating Officer at Vocus, a cloud-marketing software company, where he led the sales, marketing, and services organizations. Prior to that Bill held several executive marketing and sales roles, including Chief Marketing Officer at Vocus, CMO at Fiberlink, a leading enterprise mobile device management company, as well as various sales and marketing leadership positions at AT&T.

He holds a B.A. in History from Lafayette College, and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of Business.